Riverwalk Jazz

For 20 years, the Jim Cullum Jazz Band and their guests have brought Classic Jazz and Swing to public radio listeners throughout the country. Each of these concerts from San Antonio’s Riverwalk spotlights a particular artist, style, or locale, with a mix of exciting performance and behind the scenes story-telling that makes the music come alive.


Broadcast Schedule

Saturday 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM


This week on Riverwalk Jazz

William Warfield
Porgy & Bess: A Jazz Transcription

It's the second part of a classic on Riverwalk this Saturday: an original jazz transcription of the folk opera Porgy & Bess, from the Jim Cullum Jazz Band and a very special guest to tell the story, the legendary bass-baritone concert vocalist and actor, William Warfield.

September 28, 2013 On WUSF 89.7, Your NPR Station.

Contact Info


Hosted By

Jim Cullum, Jr., Host

In the 1950s when everyone else his age was listening to Elvis Presley and Connie Francis, Jim Cullum locked onto the sounds of early jazz greats Louis Armstrong, Bix Beiderbecke, King Oliver and Jelly Roll Morton.

David Holt, Host

David Holt is a four-time Grammy Award-winning musician and storyteller, the host of shows on public radio and television, and an historian devoted to traditional American music and storytelling. A native of Garland, Texas,...


Produced By

Pacific Vista Productions,

From San Francisco's KMPX, the world's first Underground FM station, to founding of A Prairie Home Companion and Riverwalk Jazz, Ms. Pick has produced cutting edge, award-winning programming for commercial and non-commercial...


Music Playlists


Classical Music | Jazz

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